2013 Coaching Staff
Eddie Menchaca - Manager - Eddie Menchaca returns for his third season at the helm for the LumberKings in 2013. Under the direction of Menchaca, Clinton won a franchise-record 48 games in the second half of 2012. Menchaca played in the Mariners Minor League System from 2001-2007 and attended South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, AZ. The Texas native managed the Pulaski Mariners to a 37-28 record in 2010, winning the Appalachian League East before losing to Elizabethton in the playoffs. Menchaca's 128 wins ranks 11th all-time among Clinton manager's.
Andrew Lorraine - Pitching Coach - Andrew Lorraine begins his fourth season as Pitching Coach in the Mariners minor league system, and his second with Clinton. Lorraine spent the 2010 season as Pitching Coach in Pulaski and 2011 in Everett. The left-hander pitched in Major League Baseball for six years, including a stint with the Mariners in 1998. After graduating from Stanford he was drafted in 1993 in the fourth round by the California Angels.
Mike Kinkade - Hitting Coach - Mike Kinkade begins his third season in the Mariners organization, and first with Clinton. Previously, Kinkade was a coach for Everett in 2011 and then Manager for the AZL Mariners in 2012, where he led the team to a 31-25 record. Kinkade spent parts of six seasons in the Major Leagues from 1998 through 2008, including stints with the Mets, Orioles and Dodgers. Following his senior season at Washington State University he was drafted in the ninth round by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1995.
Jeff Kahn - Athletic Trainer - Jeff Kahn will serve as the Athletic Trainer for the LumberKings in 2013. Kahn spent 2012 with the Pulaski Mariners, his first as a trainer in the Mariners Minor League system. After graduating from Xavier University in 2006 with a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, Kahn received his Masters of Arts in Kinesiology emphasis in Biomechanics from San Diego State University in 2009. Kahn was a graduate assistant athletic trainer from 2006-2009 and a staff athletic trainer for SDSU from 2009-2012.
Ryan White - Performance Specialist - Ryan White serves as the Performance Specialist for the LumberKings in 2013. White is in his third season as a Performance Specialist in the Mariners minor league system and first year with Clinton. White spent 2011 and 2012 with Everett. White received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas in Exercise Science and a Master's degree from the University of Arkansas. In 2008, White began his career as an intern with the SMU football program. While attending Arkansas, White continued interning with the Olympic Staff working with multiple sports such as Soccer and Track and Field. White is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and a Level 1 Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting.